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Date:      Wed, 27 Sep 2006 17:11:04 -0500
From:      Paul Schmehl <pauls@utdallas.edu>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Sync files locally?
Message-ID:  <F8BBE3F47C9CDE688B791B6D@utd59514.utdallas.edu>
In-Reply-To: <1F9B1CC4-D164-4FEF-AEE0-05AA1F7DDEA8@mac.com>
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--On Wednesday, September 27, 2006 18:04:40 -0400 Charles Swiger=20
<cswiger@mac.com> wrote:

> On Sep 27, 2006, at 5:40 PM, Paul Schmehl wrote:
>> What's the best way to sync files locally?
>>
>> I'm running rsync over ssh to backup files from a server.
>
> rsync (as root) works just fine to perform local copies preserving
> permissions and symlinks and so forth.  Other people use a tar pipeline,
> or dump/restore, or cpio...

I wasn't aware of that.  Thanks, Charles.

Paul Schmehl (pauls@utdallas.edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
http://www.utdallas.edu/ir/security/

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